I needed to purchase a quality pair of headphones for the tracking room and the open headphones I use in the console room would have obvious problems with sound bleeding into the microphones. The Shure SRH 440 provided excellent sound quality with minimal bleed as well as being comfortable to wear. They also have good specifications as can be seen from the document below.
I am a final year student of the RMIT Bachelor of Music Industry Course. As part of my major project I have created a home studio with which to record my own music. This website chronicles the process that was followed and the items used within the studio.